Best Medical Schools in Wisconsin

By | April 28, 2018

Welcome to Wisconsin best medical schools. Our rankings are based on alumni reviews, research scores received, peer institution assessment and admissions statistics including averaged MCAT scores, undergraduate GPA as well as acceptance rates. Below we list top medical schools in Wisconsin that are top ranked nationally. You can find tuition cost, total enrollment and composite MCAT score for each school.

  • TIMEDICTIONARY: Overview of major cities and towns in Wisconsin. Includes history, population and geographical map of Wisconsin.

Best Medical Schools in Wisconsin

National Ranking Best Medical Programs
28 University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI)
Acceptance rate: 7.4%
MCAT composite score: 10.3
Tuition: Full-time: $23,376 (in-state), Full-time: $33,704 (out-of-state)
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.67
Total medical school enrollment: 684
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 1.7:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $187.2

University of Wisconsin, Madison Medical School

53 Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)
Acceptance rate: 6.8%
MCAT composite score: 10.6
Tuition: Full-time: $43,790
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.70
Total medical school enrollment: 816
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 1.8:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $99.7

Medical College of Wisconsin

The population of Wisconsin

Approximately 5,700,000 people live in the state of Wisconsin (twentieth most populous among US states). The average population density in the state is about 40 people per km 2 (25th place in the USA).

The largest cities in Wisconsin are Milwaukee (about 600,000 residents, twenty-eighth place in the list of the largest cities in the USA), the state capital city of Madison (about 240,000 residents), Green Bay (about 110,000 residents), Kenosha (about 100,000 residents), Racine (about 85,000 residents).

The largest urban agglomerations in Wisconsin formed around the cities of Milwaukee and Racine (more than 1,550,000 people, thirty-ninth place in the list of US metropolitan areas) and Madison (about 570,000 people). In addition, the city of Kenosha, located in the southwest of the state, is part of the third largest metropolitan area in the United States, formed around Chicago in neighboring Illinois.

The racial composition of the population of Wisconsin:

  • White – 86.2%
  • Black (African American) – 6.3%
  • Asians – about 2.3%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – about 1.0%
  • Other races – about 2.4%
  • Two or more races – about 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – about 5.9%

Menominee County is the only county in the eastern United States in which Indians make up the majority of the population (although only about five thousand people live in the county).

Almost 90% of Wisconsin’s black citizens live in the southwest of the state, around the cities of Milwaukee, Kenosha and Racine, with the majority (about 75%) in Milwaukee. Here, as well as in Detroit and Cleveland, there is a very high percentage of African Americans among the population.

Approximately one third of Asians living in Wisconsin are Hmong people from Laos and their descendants.

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of Wisconsin:

  • Germans – about 43%
  • Irish – about 11%
  • Poles – about 9%
  • Norwegians – about 8%
  • English – about 7%
  • Italians – about 6%

Wisconsin has the largest percentage of ethnic Poles of any US state.

The largest populations in Wisconsin by religion are:

  • Christians – about 80%, including:
    • Protestants – about 50%, including:
      • Lutherans – about 23%
      • Methodists – about 7%
      • Baptists – about 5%
      • Presbyterians – about 2%
    • Catholics – about 29%
  • Atheists – about 15%